One of YouSendIt's three founders was fired. Another pleaded guilty to a federal charge involving a cyberattack he launched on YouSendIt. Somehow, third cofounder Ranjith Kumaran walked away from the disaster with his company intact and a new set of team-building tenets.
Building loyalty is just as important to a business as growing its customer/user base. Here's 500Friends' VP of customer success Kristine Jacobs on maximizing the measurable rewards of motivated devotees.
By 2016, over 90% of new vehicles sold in America are expected to come equipped with Internet-connected technology features. As car manufacturers race to build the "iPad on Wheels," are we heading toward safety through hands-free technology, or a new wave of distracted drivers making the roads more dangerous?
Despite an overall trend towards seeing sustainability as an opportunity for value creation and business success, there are major differences in perceptions of sustainability between CEOs in different industry sectors, as well as gaps in the level of integration of sustainability achieved in their companies.
By the end of this year, there should be 15,000 Chevy Volts and Opel Amperas on the road, and hydrogen-powered vehicles aren't far behind. Where to power up all those electric cars? Britta Gross is working on the solution.